National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Tim Schnabel

Contact Title

Executive Director, NCCUSL

Contact Phone



The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL), provides states with non-partisan, well-conceived and well-drafted legislation that brings clarity and stability to critical areas of the law. NCCUSL’s work supports the federal system and facilitates the movement of individuals and the business of organizations with rules that are consistent from state to state.


4 years and until successor is appointed and qualified

Senate Confirmation



Uniform Law Commissioners must be lawyers, qualified to practice law. They are lawyer-legislators, attorneys in private practice, state and federal judges, law professors, and legislative staff attorneys, who have been appointed by state governments as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to research, draft and promote enactment of uniform state laws in areas where uniformity is desirable and practical.


For the Illinois Delegation: 5 appointed by the governor 1 by the Speaker of the House; 1 by the Senate President; 1 by the House Minority Leader; 1 by the Senate Minority Leader; Director of Legislative Reference Bureau, Ex-officio.


25 ILCS 135/5.07

Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Snyder, Susan 12/02/2027 12/18/2015 Governor Member Commissioner Cook
Vacant 01/15/2025 Governor Member Commissioner
Swibel, J. Howard 06/10/2026 06/10/2022 Governor Member Commissioner Cook
Jenkins-Jordan, Ashley 05/31/2026 05/24/2022 Senate President Member Commissioner
Landers, Jeffrey 09/08/2021 Senate Minority Leader Member Commissioner
Didech, Rep. Daniel 09/09/2021 Speaker of the House Member Commissioner
Stivers, James “Jim" Statute Ex-Officio Commissioner
Paswater, Jen 10/25/2023 House Minority Leader Member Commissioner
Shean, Quinn 01/15/2026 03/30/2018 Governor Member Commissioner Cook
Patton, Lynn 01/15/2027 01/27/2023 Governor Member Commissioner Lake